Latest Burmese Pythons in Florida Stories
Thanks to the exotic pet trade, Burmese pythons have invaded Florida’s Everglades and it turns out – they have developed a taste for area rabbits. According to a new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the python has become the main predator of marsh rabbits.
South Florida has been dealing with a problem of epic proportions in recent years: an invasion of Burmese pythons. According to the National Park Service, more than 2,000 pythons have been removed from the Everglades since 2002
Officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are recruiting snake hunters in an attempt to protect the Everglades by reducing the population of the giant Burmese python.
- Large; stout; burly.